Author Archives: Clare Scheller

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About Clare Scheller

Clare is a Riley cancer survivor and a college student at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville.

Siblings for Riley: Our DM Story

  This month, the high school I graduated from in 2010 will hold its third annual Dance Marathon.  For those of you who don’t know, Dance Marathon is a multi-hour event dedicated to raising money for Riley Hospital for Children.  … Continue reading

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Brave Battle, Lasting Legacy

Sam Featherstone and I serving as Colts Coin Toss Kids Despite all the recent strides in research and treatment, cancer is still the leading cause of death by disease among children aged one year or older. Cancer is the reason … Continue reading

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“How Are You?”

“How are you?” It’s a pretty simple inquiry, but I’ve had a hard time finding the answer throughout the past two years of undergoing and recovering from leukemia treatment.  The usual answer I reply with is “fine” or “good.” It’s … Continue reading

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Prom memories

I was more than excited when I opened my invitation to the Riley Prom.  Even though I was lucky enough to attend two proms in high school, I knew that this was no ordinary dance.  Everything about the night was … Continue reading

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Picture of Strength

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but in this case, it means so much more.  This is a picture of me standing for the first time with my prosthetic leg at Riley Hospital. If you were to … Continue reading

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